William "Billy" Nesbitt (22 November 1891 – 11 January 1972) was an English professional footballer who played as a winger. Nesbitt started his senior football career at Burnley where he made almost 200 first-team appearances. With Burnley, Nesbitt won both the FA Cup and Football League First Division. He moved to Bristol City in 1923 and had a short spell with Clapton Orient but in 1924, he was forced to retire from the professional game through injury.

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  • William "Billy" Nesbitt (22 November 1891 – 11 January 1972) was an English professional footballer who played as a winger. Nesbitt started his senior football career at Burnley where he made almost 200 first-team appearances. With Burnley, Nesbitt won both the FA Cup and Football League First Division. He moved to Bristol City in 1923 and had a short spell with Clapton Orient but in 1924, he was forced to retire from the professional game through injury. He was profoundly deaf, and Burnley captain Tommy Boyle learned to lip read to pass on instructions. Nesbitt weighed less than seven and a half stone, quite possibly the lightest ever to play in the Football League. (en)
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  • William "Billy" Nesbitt (22 November 1891 – 11 January 1972) was an English professional footballer who played as a winger. Nesbitt started his senior football career at Burnley where he made almost 200 first-team appearances. With Burnley, Nesbitt won both the FA Cup and Football League First Division. He moved to Bristol City in 1923 and had a short spell with Clapton Orient but in 1924, he was forced to retire from the professional game through injury. (en)
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